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Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,240
Posted By g_e_young
Any interest in a 2013 model? ...

Any interest in a 2013 model? http://kpr.craigslist.org/mcd/4581872775.html
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,240
Posted By g_e_young
Also, I think they are trying to go for the...

Also, I think they are trying to go for the Harley "slammed" rear-end look. Although I guess it looks cool, if you're a serious rider you want rear suspension compliance over -cool- any day of the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,240
Posted By g_e_young
That thing in BAD... Congrats. g-

That thing in BAD... Congrats. g-
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,240
Posted By g_e_young
+1 Killer Bike.

+1 Killer Bike.
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,901
Posted By g_e_young
The one I saw at the dealer was a mixed bag. The...

The one I saw at the dealer was a mixed bag. The paint and engine were nice, but some cast items like the triple clamp looked like my dog made it on a bad day while wearing thick gloves. I will say...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,240
Posted By g_e_young
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,240
Posted By g_e_young
I would buy one in a heart beat. Ulysses looks...

I would buy one in a heart beat. Ulysses looks (total classic, imo) with Victory reliability and engineering. Very sweet...let's hope the rep was wrong.

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Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 165,793
Posted By g_e_young
Wow, that looks like slick engineering. I'm not...

Wow, that looks like slick engineering. I'm not sure it works better than a Harley, but it looks about 30 years more contemporary than a Harley chassis.

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Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 44,966
Posted By g_e_young
Wow, that is a very cool vid, and a good rider! ...

Wow, that is a very cool vid, and a good rider! grant-
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 44,966
Posted By g_e_young
VRods are fantastic bikes to ride (and look at),...

VRods are fantastic bikes to ride (and look at), but they LOVE gasoline...

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Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 165,793
Posted By g_e_young
From everything I've herd, Victory is doing...

From everything I've herd, Victory is doing pretty well, and the Indian line will bring a lot more potential buyers in to see them. I would say their future seems pretty bright, especially if the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 44,113
Posted By g_e_young
I think your fellow Advriders would appreciate...

I think your fellow Advriders would appreciate more thorough responses, especially if you are trying to disprove someone's point. Replies like this are a disservice to the forum. g-
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 44,113
Posted By g_e_young
+1, or Indian (which has more USA content than...

+1, or Indian (which has more USA content than HD). These bikes are American made, generally better technology and engineering than HD, and are very very well made. HD are beautiful motorcycles, but...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 995
Views: 157,725
Posted By g_e_young
+1 - Fairing is neat and looks like a morph of a...

+1 - Fairing is neat and looks like a morph of a bunch of past RT's and the ST. But it also looks like the design team ran out of steam and headed for the local watering hole when it came time to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,659
Posted By g_e_young
+1 on this. I had one and regret selling it. It...

+1 on this. I had one and regret selling it. It was a quality machine that got a lot of compliments and had a GREAT headlight. My only beefs were the engine vibration from 4400 - 4900 RPM and it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 165,793
Posted By g_e_young
Thanks for the report. I can't wait to ride one....

Thanks for the report. I can't wait to ride one. From everything I've read the engineering is superb. g-
Forum: Battle scooters 09-16-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,225
Posted By g_e_young
Nicely put 747. Being a small business person is...

Nicely put 747. Being a small business person is not easy....

Thanks, g-
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 392,436
Posted By g_e_young
So that it would look just a little like a...

So that it would look just a little like a K1600GT, which is a far better looking motorcycle, imho.

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Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 392,436
Posted By g_e_young
If only they could have borrowed a few BMW...

If only they could have borrowed a few BMW designers for the fairing. Everything else about the bike looks great though. I'm sure it's a hoot to ride. g-
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By g_e_young
Thanks - I think I agree. An extra inch or two of...

Thanks - I think I agree. An extra inch or two of width is a non issue, and the stock mounts are definitely well executed. I guess it would be nice to be able to move the bags back and forth a bit,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By g_e_young
'09 GSA w/ Jesse's mount question

Help - Should I get the version that attaches to the stock Adventure mounts, or use the the Odyssey II mounts? Using the Jesse mounts results in a slightly narrower bike overall, and the Jesse mounts...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,240
Posted By g_e_young
Agree 100%. Super cool bike, but very limited...

Agree 100%. Super cool bike, but very limited cornering clearance is a deal killer for me. Also crummy bump absorption is up there on my list of deal killers. I loved my XR1200, but I sold it because...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 266,240
Posted By g_e_young
[QUOTE=Scaredofthedirt;20496450]I had the chance...

[QUOTE=Scaredofthedirt;20496450]I had the chance for a weekend test ride on a Judge.

http://scaredofthedirt.smugmug.com/Travel/Judge-weekend/i-LQd6mtq/0/L/P1010968-L.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By g_e_young
Yes, rotate wheel after adding oil. Put rag in...

Yes, rotate wheel after adding oil. Put rag in exhaust outlet AND snorkel as you don't want air going in the engine. Cleaning bike is a good idea also....

Not sure about inflating tires so high....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,362
Posted By g_e_young
Why not bleed the brakes, jump on the bike, find...

Why not bleed the brakes, jump on the bike, find a dirt road and activate your ABS 5 - 10 times, and then bleed it again?

g-
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 73,791
Posted By g_e_young
Agree. This is all pretty modest. I'm sure...

Agree. This is all pretty modest. I'm sure Kawasaki is happy about their decision.

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Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,096
Posted By g_e_young
Great write-up, thanks. There's a reason Harley...

Great write-up, thanks. There's a reason Harley sells so damn many bikes. Their bikes work.

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,038,384
Posted By g_e_young
Good points. BMW spent some serious $ engineering...

Good points. BMW spent some serious $ engineering this thing. Can't wait to ride it.
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Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,038,384
Posted By g_e_young
Definitely photoshopped. ;-)

Definitely photoshopped. ;-)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,038,384
Posted By g_e_young
Damn, damn, damn. It looks better than I thought...

Damn, damn, damn. It looks better than I thought it would. Can't wait to ride one. g-
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,038,384
Posted By g_e_young
Look Gents, let's get one thing straight on the...

Look Gents, let's get one thing straight on the eve of this momentous occasion: By almost any objective measure, the new water cooled GS will be better than the last generation, which was designed...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,038,384
Posted By g_e_young
This is it, imo

http://hellforleathermagazine.com/2012/10/2013-bmw-r1200gs-leaks-from-intermot-show-floor/

If so, good. It is very evolutionary, and I for one won't be running out to get one. BMW clearly played...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,038,384
Posted By g_e_young
Um, yes. g-

Um, yes.

g-
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,038,384
Posted By g_e_young
Holy shit, I think Batman is driving the new GS....

Holy shit, I think Batman is driving the new GS. Damn. g-
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,210,541
Posted By g_e_young
Here you go. Holler if you want more info: ...

Here you go. Holler if you want more info:

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/52346722@N00/7938337768/" title="DSCF0873 by g_e_young, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,210,541
Posted By g_e_young
I built a simple mounting system from aircraft...

I built a simple mounting system from aircraft aluminum. I will include some pics later. They are designed so that I can reattach the crash guards and they -should- still fit (haven't tried yet),...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,038,384
Posted By g_e_young
Hmm, seems fishy. My money says these -drawings-...

Hmm, seems fishy. My money says these -drawings- represent THE bike, or are at least very very very close. Time will tell.

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,210,541
Posted By g_e_young
What you do...

What you do when you can't decide between an RT, Adventure, or a regular GS:

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/52346722@N00/7932957376/" title="DSCF0869 BW by g_e_young, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,038,384
Posted By g_e_young
What is the story with these pics? Are they leaks...

What is the story with these pics? Are they leaks from Wunderlich? Or just some photoshop nonsense. I'm sure Wunderlich has seen the bike so it these are leaks, this very well may be the bike in it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By g_e_young
Seven years of refinement is the main thing....

Seven years of refinement is the main thing. Everything you mention has been improved, but I don't think the valvetrain affects the "feel" of the bike. BMW made significant improvements in 2007....
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